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>> shiri: now at 7:00 tracking freezing raina radar. what that means for your morning commute and when drizzle turns to downpours. >> >> gene: new arrest in the in the armory heist. >> sara: expensive condo complex and police search for a man this morning. complete new england coverage right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, it is 7:00 on this tuesday morning. brand-new month. it is december 1st. we hope your morning is off to a
lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. big news this morning. shiri says we have a least snowy november on record. we will take it. >> today is the start of meteorological winter and how appropriate. i got freezing rain on the map this morning. out into the berkshires, reports of icing on the roads there, limited prime precipitation and now 33 in boston, 20s in the burbs all the way back to worcester at 29, fitchburg at 22, 25 in portsmouth, new hampshire, 30 in plymouth and 31 in hyannis and clouds creeping into those spots now and future cast not showing that much moisture, patchy showers across western connecticut, 32 in worcester, so after this point if we get a little bit of a sprinkle or a spritz, hopefully it is not going to freeze to surfaces but
way until noon time today but temperatures finally warm above freezing and noon time don't be surprised even around boston you get a quick sprinkle and steady rain holds off and developing rain 40 to 46 for highs. let's get you over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic. julie, how are things looking out there now? >> julie: watching two accidents. 128 in randolph and second north of town, this is 128 southbound street. live look at route 1 in saugus and remains heavy and steady as you approach lynn fells parkway. here are live drive times, 37 minutes and, 495 to the leverett connector and 18 minutes on 128 northbound from westwood up to weston. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: all right, julie, breaking overnight a massachusetts marine has been found guilty of killing a transgender woman. pemberton of new bedford was
in the philippines. this is video of him arriving in court. pemberton was accused of strangling jennifer load. the couple hat met in a bar just hours before she was killed. pemberton received a sentence six to 12 years ago in jail and still unclear at this hour where he will serve his time. >> gene: today lawyers for the boston marathon bomber will return to federal court in south boston to argue for a new trial. the request comes nearly six months since the jury sentenced dzhokhar tsamaev to death. fox25 catherine parrotta live outside federal court in south boston. catherine, dzhokhar tsamaev is today. >> catherine: correct, gene. he has been held at the super max facility in colorado and according to information tweeted out by the u.s. attorney's office yesterday, he will not be present for the hearing which is this morning.
here and they will be arguing that he be granted a new trial. of course, this is not coming as a surprise. in fact, dzhokhar tsamaev was formally sentenced back in june and then in july that's when his attorneys initially filed paperwork for an appeal and today's hearing will focus on just part of the motion to grants him a new trial and it is the part that's related to supreme court ruling issued after dzhokhar's trial, that ruling centers on legal definition of a crime of violence, distinction that covers stiffer penalties and court struck down part of the definition as being unconstitutionally vague and dzhokhar's fedense team says the ruling should three -- throw out the conviction. dzhokhar tsamaev was -- convicted this year. four people were killed, more than 260 injured and this isn't the only factor coming into play and defense filed a motion on october 30th asking for a new trial in a new venue arguing
was improper, not argument we haven't heard before. in fact, they moved several times to have the trial moved out of boston before the trial even began, but again that seemingly will not be part of this hearing today. we will go more into what that crime of violence means coming up next half hour. for now live here in south boston, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: police say a dorchester woman was trying to sell the gun stolen from armory in worcester. it is the second arrest in the ongoing investigation. police say she initially lied about knowing about the stolen weapons but investigators found some incriminating evidence on her cell phone. daniel miller is here now with details. >> daniel: sara, good morning, the woman will remain behind bars as police continues to look for some of the guns. her name is ashley bigsbee. she is charged with weapons possession and lying to federal investigators. prosecutors said she help james morales steal five of the 16
and morales is charged with breaking into the armory on saturday november 14th and court documents says picture from bigsbee cell phone shows a woman with a tattoo holding one of the guns. bigsby has the same tattoo. prosecutors say she was holding one of the stolen guns and court documents says she knows morales and helped him get rid of the guns. ten of the 16 guns have been found. six missing handguns are section hour 9-millimeter pistols. the guns will have unique u.s. government markings as you could see from the picture there. the fbi is offering $15,000 reward for the recovery of the rest of the weapons. we will continue to follow this for you this morning. in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: this morning a new bedford shooting victim is being remembered as a advocate for veterans as police search for killer. donald apena served in the vietnam war and former veterans
a shelter and counseling center for at risk veterans. he was shot near brookline park saturday night and driving a cab when the shooting happened and prosecutors say robbery was the likely motive and new bedford and state police are investigating. >> gene: malden man convicted of killing a local army vet now serving life without parole. eugene tate was sentenced yesterday last week a jury found him guilty of first degree felony murder. he was accused of shooting a man in 2013 after man returned home from serving in afghanistan. the victim's family tells fox25 they have finally found the justice they have been seeking back. >> while the memory of joseph are so beautiful, with them comes realization that he is gone. every time this realization hits your heart it is devastating. >> sara: he was killed at friend's home in stoneham and police say he was in the wrong
>> gene: 7:07, suspect in deadly shooting at planned parenthood in colorado will be back in court tomorrow. 57-year-old robert louis dear faced a judge, wore a white invested and spoke just four words and his public defender represented movie theater gunman james holmes. he is charged in death of three. >> sara: man with a sack full of packages caught on camera in south boston and he wasn't making deliveries. residents with pricy new condo says he was taking their stuff. fox25 jessica reyes is live in south boston this morning where police say they are seeing an increase in this kind of crime as the holidays come closer, jess. >> jessica: they do, sara. they say it happens more and more the closer we get to christmas day, 25 days away now. they also say this has happened
south eve -- south eve and they are still searching for suspects packages being delivered all over the place but not everyone is getting into the holiday spirit. >> i can see how it is such an easy crime to commit. >> jessica: over the past month people that live in condominium building in e street in southie have packages stolen right out of the lobby. >> more surprise the someone able to enter the building as quickly as they did. >> jessica: both times the thefts were caught on surveillance tape and man loading several packages and boxes. >> looks like he hit a number of other condos on the street because had a big bag of what looked like other people's packages. >> jessica: condos in the building run from 500,000 to just under a million dollars. >> don't buy new condo in the the lock inside. >> jessica: problem isn't just on e street. this man lives on west seventh in southie and told the
stolen right off the doorstep. >> i have been getting everything shipped to work now. my work is cool with that but not everyone has the opportunity to do that. >> jessica: police continue to search for the suspect and locks were changed in the building just last night. >> i was surprised but unfortunately that time of year where these things happen. >> jessica: police say get your packages deliver to work, that's really the best thing you could do. if you can't do that for some reason they say always track your packages and if you can, schedule to have them delivered on weekend day when you're going to be home. live in south boston, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: break for patriots fans and team itself that feared the worst when rob gronkowski was killed on sunday night. fox sports says gronkowski's injury is only sprained knee, no ligament damage and only missing one, maybe two games and should
they also lost three others to injuries. gene: fox25 is home for all the patriots action. patriots will host the eagles. game will be seen right here on fox25, kickoff at 425. we have plenty of coverage sunday leading up to and after the game. pregame coverage starts on the fox25 morning news which airs six until ten and fox nfl pregame show is sunday from 11 until 1:00. then at one defending nfc championship seahawks take on 1st place vikings followed by the pats and eagles and sunday night we will have complete post game coverage at ten and 11 and join us for extended interviews and analyst on fox25 sports wrap at 11:30. >> julie: we traffic traffic and weather every ten minutes, right now 37 commute on expressway northbound to braintree split to columbia road shiri? >> shiri: good morning, guys, clouds at 23 right now, 8:00 a.m. 27 and here we come freezing temperatures at 9:00 a.m., still about 32, so any precipitation before then in
know when the threat is gone for good in your town coming up. >> gene: hoping for break in two-year-old case. why investigators are asking hunters to look for this missing machine this morning. >> sara: high-profile event jeb bush: here's the truth you will not hear from our president: we are at war with radical islamic terrorism. it is the struggle that will determine the fate of the free world. the united states should not delay in leading a global coalition to take out isis with overwhelming force. their aim is our total destruction.
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investigators in indnesia a crash of air asia plane last year, 162 people on board were killed. the ntsb reviewed the data record and her found pilots tried to respond to the rutter problem but the plane solved and crashed on route to singapore and showed it had rutter problems 23 times before it crashed. >> gene: deciding if u.s. troops will be sent to fight isis. 50 special forces commandos would be sent to syria and all advise local fighters working to defeat isis and senior defense official tells usa today if successful more special operations troops could be sent to syria. gene: white house now has new points man in the fight against isis. robert male has been named new senior advisor to the president. sole duty will be to focus on the defeat of the islamic state. also today defense secretary ash
before congress in the fight against isis. gene: white house sent letter to governor charlie baker and rest of the country's governor offers reports on syrian refugees. according to the globe the u.s. state department would give information on refugees settling in the u.s. and include monthly updates on nationality and age range and gender of refugees. governor baker concerned about not having enough information about the refugees coming to massachusetts. >> sara: donald trump heading to the granite state. he will hold a rally in waterville valley and begins at with white mountain athletic club and union leader endorsed new jersey governor chris christie for president. meantime democratic candidate bernie sanders back on the campaign trail and yesterday vermont senator had elective
off. >> gene: senators stumped for hillary clinton at fundraiser. elizabeth warren did not attend the event last night. she urged clinton to ron in 2013 but comment. gene: 7800 pages from hillary clinton's profile server some are the attacks on benghazi but reveal nothing earth-shattering. another e-mail from 2012 she names mitt romney mitten and beat grinch in florida. grinch most likely newt gingrich whom romney lost to in the state so far nearly 27,000 pages have been released, 66 of the total pages in the clinton archive. >> julie: 7:17 on tuesday. good morning, everyone. there's an accident on 93 southbound. it is right after dascomb road in andover.
back to about 495. as we shifted south heavy volume as you head from medford down into somerville. also waiting for this accident to clear on 128 northbound right before route 24. here is look at those live drive times, 31 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 55 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. 50 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. pockets 25 storm tracker weather meteorologist shiri spear joining us now and happy first meteorological day of winter, shiri. we got 90 more to go? >> 90 more days to go, so december, january, february, friend. coldest time of the year here locally and i have ice on weather threats, graphic this morning, although it is going to be a low risk. anything we see is going to be pretty patchy, focus mostly across western massachusetts, though i have some concerns that we are going to get a little of freezing drizzle into say the worcester area. heavy rain and fog, those will be kind of moderate threats as
the day, so evening hours, that's when we have the best bet for some of the steady rain but i have a freezing rain advisory in effect until noon time today western massachusetts, western connecticut, some reports of icing on the roads there near holyoke and report of car that's gone off the road because of icy roadways. so far so good worcester, boston, points north and even points south here and we got the clouds on the move toward us now and like i said, all precipitation is still staying west. see how spotty it is though. i think that there's a decent chance we are going to get at least a little sprinkle in one or two towns in central massachusetts. so travelers to and from central massachusetts, please be careful if you see any kind of drizzle coming down. temperatures are freezing, it is going to freeze to the ground and you got a situation where you could be facing some icy sidewalks and icy roads. by 9:00 a.m. we crack middle 40s by 11:00 this morning and that's where we spend the rest of the day. that heaviest steadiest rain
even ahead of that, close to noon time today we will start to see that little bit of drizzle weave its way into western massachusetts and i know you're seeing steadier kind of scattered showers by about 1:00 this afternoon. i will say about late morning let's be on the lookout for thatths little bit of freezing and high temperatures make it up to 45 in boston, beverly, 44 to portsmouth, lower 40s fitchburg, worcester, orange and 39 in keene, so we do get kind of out of that freezing zone once we hit the afternoon and this is the system that we are going to be watching as it moves toward us timeline on those showers. noon time, i know it is still looking quiet, folks, step in and say drizzle in the forecast at noon time, going to be patchy, not going to be from there. 7:00 this evening, heavier steadier rain that develops during the evening commute, continues through the evening
lightens up a little bit for wednesday morning commute but by the middle of the day on wednesday the scattered showers are back and again on wednesday evening. we got the potential for some downpours around town. so we got the long period of wet weather by thursday, kinds down with a couple snowflakes on the tail end, turns breezy at 49 and friday into saturday talking overnight flurries and nice bright weekend with saturday high 46 and sunday 51. back to you guys. >> gene: 7:21. do you have lights up for christmas? it could cause problems for commuters.
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pick up a little something for themselves. retailers offer rewards to shoppers that buy certain things or spend a certain amount and shoppers may buy something extra for themselves and according to national retail federation this holiday season americans plan to spend on average about $800. that's the same number as last year. but of that chunk of change the amount people set aside for themselves has gone up. on average it is about $132. showing that people are spending more on themselves. >> sara: number of people that admit to self-gifting doubled in nearly two hours and lower gas prices many people feel like they have more money to spend on themselves. >> gene: today is giving tuesday. others. it
has been around for three years now. charities use #givingtuesday to solicit donations.
alone went to charity on giving tuesday and boston marathon survivor hoping more people join the effort this year. andrea haslett tweeted out she donated to limbs for life instead of shopping. >> sara: going to see santa pretty excited and section-month-old zeke
slept through the entire thing and they didn't want to wake him up on and posed him on santa's belly it went viral. the family went to return saying santa was famous and little zeke stayed asleep in the stroller. cutest picture of the season. is that him? >> gene: that's another baby. getting attention at cowell. video has been watched tens of thousands of times.
>> sara: let's check in with shiri right now. >> tisei the season for ice as well. something i'm watching this morning but you could see how light precipitation is until about 3:00, 4:00 this afternoon and then we got heavy rain tonight, tomorrow, looking at possibly inch of rain in couple spots and time out the showers coming up. >> driver is nearly impaled by a post during an accident on new
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>> gene: congratulations boston and worcester. what snow? exactly. 2015 holds record for least amount of snow on record. get that going for you. >> do have that going for you and know snow in december. >> have it up there, that's fine higher elevation. >> not that i want to spoil anyone to the no snow and normal to get a foot in worcester. last summer there was nothing. >> not liking that. >> here is what we have. i don't have any snow on radar but a little bit of freezing drizzle out toward the connecticut river valley this morning, out toward the berkshires and having tough time climbing the worcester hills but don't be surprised in central mass if we get one or two icy spots here, so far
so good, it is just the clouds that we are
morning, here is look at current conditions, 29 in worcester, 26 in leominster, 19 in hollis, 22 , so obviously it is cold. this is falling as liquid and hits the ground at these kind of temperatures that's where we get the ice forming, 25 in natick, you will be fine, rain doesn't arrive until you're above freezing, 33 in boston, 23 in bury this morning. here is day planner because temperatures will slowly warm through
the morning hours but honestly the threat in western central mass isn't gone until about noon time today. so we are up to 42 with drizzle and showers through the afternoon and heaviest rain by 7:00 this evening, we got an hour-by-hour look in just minutes but now julie grauert standing by with live drive time traffic. julie, any problem spots right now. >> julie: shiri, yes, we have a problem spot we have been telling but for the last 30 minutes or so. this is an accident on 93 southbound right after dascomb road. you can see we have a tow truck
several cars off-duty far right side of the road and actually have somebody in a stretch and her continue to monitor this for you, delays stretching back to 495. shifting south new accident on the pike eastbound. this is right at 128. here are your live drive times. 22 minutes on the pike from the weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel. 35 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike and 53 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you. >> gene: breaking overseas a marine from massachusetts found guilty of killing a transgender woman. >> sara: this crime happened while that marine was stationed in the philippines. daniel miller following the latest on this conviction which could affect u.s. military operations in the philippines. >> daniel: lance corporal joseph scott pemberton was acquitted of murder but found guilty of homicide. this is video of the marine
his case generated international attention and strange relations between the united states military and filipino government he was accused of strangling a woman after he realized the victim was born a man and taking part in exercises at the time and couple met in a bar and pemberton received a sentence six to 12 years in jail and not clear where he will serve the time and filipino wants them to stay in the custody. the case is also sparked protest in the philippines with some calling for all u.s. military members to leave. we will keep you posted on this story all morning. in the newsroom, i'm daniel
>> gene: flyers handed out to hunters hoping it will help find a missing man from avon and finding body will bring some closure to the troubling case. michael henrich live outside the blue hills reservation where that hunt is now underway. good morning, michael. >> michael: good morning, gene this is the parking lot where the hunters gather, now in the woods at blue hills reservation. not only hunting for deer but at request for authorities hunting for justice as well and any hint of clues that could lead to comfort for family, left wondering what happened to son nearly two years ago. >> michael: lured away from
>> it is difficult. >> michael: body has not been found and his parents hoping the body may be recovered during a deer hunt. staff at blue hills reservation handing out flyers to hunters today urging them to be on the lookout for jamie's remains in clothing. >> michael: remain at this time body has been in a wooded area. >> michael: facts of the case continue to disturb jenny and david and lure him away from the home claiming they were there for a probation drug test. four men have been charged in kidnapping. among them former dedham police officer michael showner providing information to girlfriend. >> guns and handcuffs. >> michael: new paperwork
jamie's maroon or red sweatshirt , to help the robertson family heal. not only hunters but hikers there you-out the state of massachusetts are being asked to keep a keene eye out, not only, of course, for skeletal remains which would be reported anyway but articles of clothing that could belong to this victim and could help bring some healing to his family. live in milton, i'm michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: meanwhile this is the first time in 100 years that hunters allowed to kill deer at blue hills. yesterday 26 deer were killed. the state says curbing the deer population will cut down on lyme disease cases and car crashes involving deer and they say it is unnecessary and dangerous and two more days of controlled hunting next week. >> sara: boston police are increasing patrols around several city schools this morning. this follows a shooting outside of madison park high school in roxbury. 16-year-old student was shot in the leg yesterday. he is expected to survive.
madison park and two nearby schools for 90 minutes after the shooting. no arrests have been made but police are checking to make sure the shooting is gang-related. >> gene: boston marathon shooter back in court. his lawyers want a new trial. catherine parrotta has more. >> catherine: hearing expected to start around 10:00 this morning and expected that dzhokhar tsamaev will not be here and held at super max facility in colorado and according to lawyers he will not be present for the hearing and lawyers want him to be granted a new trial and move not expected and dzhokhar was convicted back in june and in july attorneys file paperwork for appeal and focus on part of the motion and part that's related to supreme court ruling issued after dzhokhar trial, that ruling
crime of violence. distinction that carries stiffer penalties for the court struck down part of that definition as being unconstitutionally vague. dzhokhar was convicted earlier this year for his role in the 2013 marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt. four people were killed, more than 260 injured and that phrase crime of violence and used in several charges in this case and so i actually pulled up the verdict form from back then in april and i looked up how it was used. so here is an example. possession and use of firearm related to crime of violence and in this case describes use of weapons of mass destruction and other counts relates to bombing of public place, but that's how it is use there had and remains to be seen how it will impact any request for new trial going forward. we will keep you updated, live here in south boston, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: this morning defense attorneys for danvers teenager will take over in a high-profile murder trial.
accused of killing and raping his high school teacher colleen ritzer two years ago. the case will now move to chism's mental status the time of the crime. his defense is expected to call family members including chism's grandfather to testify about their family's history of mental illness. several experts who evaluated chism are expected to take the stand as well. before the prosecution arrested jurors saw graphic testimony about ritzer's death. they watched numerous surveillance video of chism inside danvers high school with bloody hands. prosecutors say he used a recycling bin to wheel ritzer's body outside. yesterday prosecution suggested it was a sexually motivated and not a psychotic episode. >> gene: mother of two killed in crash in new hampshire and
updated. alexander burke was in court yesterday. he is accused of being twice over the legal limit during a sunday morning crash in manchester. fox25 obtained police report and admits pair were drinking while driving. burke accused of hitting another car killing isabelle batista. >> how does it make you feel? >> (inaudible). >> gene: he has extensive criminal history and poses court next month. >> sara: driver in vermont nearly impaled during a crash on interstate 91. his car hit a metal post which flew right through the windshield. the post barely missed the driver. he hurt his hand but didn't go to a hospital. police say man's car was forced
the truck did not stop. >> julie: live look at dascomb road in andover and tow truck on scene, several police vehicles and white suburban. so little bit of a bottleneck situation even though they are off to the right-hand shoulder. i will have a look at those drive times in a moment. first here is shiri. >> shiri: dry and partly cloudy, temperatures in the 20s and lower 30s but 36 to 44 as you drive home, many more showers in afternoon and evening forecast. i have got an hour-by-hour look coming up. >> sara: bullies delivering a hateful message on crowded subway trains. what they are handing out that is making many riders cry. >> gene: fighting for right to
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>> gene: slowly but shirley animal shelter recovering from fire. this morning sweet pea plans to renovate as surviving animals continue to recover and paxton's fire chief told fox25 likely caused by electrical issue and that now they are moving ahead with plans to renovate. account. >> sara: mbta may be slashing gap. "t" needs to erase 242 million-dollar deficit. lowell sun says top official is proposing an early retirement program and elem -- elimination and does not propose any layoffs
would be eligible for the early retirement program. sara: signs look like this they say winter happens but we know you still need to get there and last year mbta crippled under several severe snow storms and leaving riders with mixed feelings. >> sara: i think they are saying make a more concerted effort and get the commuters to destination. >> i think they are trying to say they will not do anything else. >> sara: chances are you will see the signs anywhere you go and clear channel having billboards and 50 signs on buses, 500 more on trains. >> gene: 7:46 and veteran in marlboro says his town is trying to take christmas from him. he prepares to put the suit on
lighting ceremony and told him to replace the word christmas with holiday and he is not having it. >> i've offended and i was offended. i don't see how you can take christmas out of christmas. >> gene: he served four years in the air force and grand son just graduated from the army reserve and family has spent lives dedicating free speech and it should be the same. >> 7:47 time on tuesday and start with accident we
are showing you live pictures of 495, 495 in andover, it has cleared, but we are seeing some residual delays on dascom road and heavy and steady medford and into stoneham and look at route 1 in saugus, bumper-to-bumper as you approach lynn fells parkway and live drive times 35 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin and about an hour and 20 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the
that longer than
usual drive time is contributed to the accident we were showing you this pictures of. 52 minutes 128 south peabody to the weston tolls. fox25 storm tracker meteorologist shiri spear joining us now, happy first meeting logical day of winter. we got 90 more days ahead of us. >> we do. we have a long stretch to go but technically the coldest time of the year in boston. so we got december, january, february, that would make up meteorological ernest wallace, it is here and i got a couple icy spots out west and western massachusetts and right now a little bit of glaze that has developed with drizzle falling on a frozen ground. we got steady rain that develops locally in time for the even commute and on and off rain that goes strong all day long tomorrow and here is where the rain is coming from. this is the light rain this morning. this is our steady rain this evening. and this is rain that we are going to tap into as we get into the day tomorrow. so we got waves of it here.
but showers out there. for the time being right now it is just increasing clouds that we have. worcester at 29 and this in particular one of the spots i will watch for the potential of a little bit of icing. at this point i think we are in good shape. we have mostly cloudy skies, not sure why we are getting bright sunshine there but mostly cloudy skies that continue through the morning and it would only be a rogue shower in central massachusetts and sprinkle impacting one or two towns, likely avoiding worcester here but see by 9:00 a.m. we are still freezing at 32 , upper 30s back by 11:00 this morning and highs really stuck mostly in the upper 30s to lower 40s later today. 21 in norwood now, 23 in lawrence, a little bit brighter 23 but in come the clouds through the morning and know looking quiet 10:00 a.m., at noon time today and step up and say hey, we have the chance for a couple of sprinkles both lunch time and eastern massachusetts,
we get into the afternoon though and get spotty shower through the afternoon and here you can see the heavier steadier rain at 4:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. developing and focused over southeastern massachusetts. now, the focus of that heavy rain is a little debate we will have to watch it as we get into the afternoon and definitely heaviest coming into the town during the evening, 45 in boston today, 45 in norwood, 44 in lawrence and lower 40s worcester up through fitchburg and 39 in keene, new hampshire, so at left the threat for any icy spots is going to melt away into the afternoon and it is not going to exist tomorrow because into the upper 40s, lower 50s but the on and off ranges doesn't want to let go. see 7:00 tomorrow morning. decent shape getting into work and by lunchtime got spot showers and just like today we are going to see the heaviest, steadiest rain actually come in during the evening and overnight hours finally wrapping up here on thursday with a couple end.
always in view, it will then turn window thursday with high of 49. one be surprised to see flurries in the afternoon. more flurries friday night into saturday but whole rest of the weekend featuring sunshine, highs in the 40s and 50s. back over to you guys. >> gene: 7:51. dog owners went to pick up a dog after a flight and what happened next could have never predicted and shipping slip-up that sent from home. gene: no trick what caused vehicles to flip in the air. >> sara: every morning between seven and 8:00 give you the fox25 morning news of the day and then head over to the facebook page, click on the contest link and enter the word of the day. you have until nine this morning
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it could be because of your christmas lights. electrical interference from holiday decorations could actually tangle up wi-fi blinking lights are apparently the worst. experts say set up the lights as far from router as possible to make it just a little better. >> don't do the blinking lights so maybe that helps. >> make me goofier. >> man in tennessee trying to solve a mystery behind pair of baby booties. they were shipped to colorado more than 50 years ago to closed cambridge business. globe reports that they didn't make it to
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the changes in place there right now. >> gene: we appreciate you being with us, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. we have rain on the way only intensify as the day goes on. fox25 storm tracker meteorologist shiri spear has look at when two actually pick up. >> shiri: going to pick up later on this afternoon and feel good about the forecast mostly dry through the morning hours for the most part unless you're headed out to western massachusetts, westfield 29 , see the pink on the screen that would be freezing drizzle. dry with clouds moving in in worcester, 37 in boston right now, 30 in plymouth, lots of 20s from norwood to bedford to fitchburg up into southern new hampshire
and problem is with temperatures that cold any drizzle we get through the morning would freeze up as soon as it hits the ground.
hold back until about noon time when we get patchy drizzle even in eastern massachusetts and scattered showers are going to be the rule this afternoon with lots of dry times in between, it is not until we get to the evening that we get the steadier rain, 40 to 46 for the highs today, talk you through how long the wet weather stays planted
overhead coming up and as julie grauert with live drive time traffic, julie, you have close eye on volume. >> julie: thick of the morning commute right now, 128 northbound as making way toward the cloverleaf heavy and steady. 128 southbound as you head through lexington, 93 south slow from woburn down through medford and into somerville. pike moving along slowly 14 miles per hour and take a look through brighton high heavy steady volume. here are live drive times, 51 the pike. 30 minutes from the weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel. 38 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike.
>> sara: breaking overnight a massachusetts marine has been found guilty of killing a transgender woman. lance corporal joseph scott pemberton of new bedford was convicted by homicide by a court in the philippines. this right here is video of him arriving at court this morning. pemberton was accused of strangling and drowning 26-year-old jennifer laude in a hotel bathroom last year. prosecutors say it happened after pemberton realized that the victim was actually born a man. the couple had met in a bar just hours before jennifer laude was killed. pemberton received a sentence of six to 12 years in jail. it is still unclear at this hour where he will serve that time. >> gene: happening this morning dzhokhar tsamaev's attorneys will lay out their case for a new trial. the marathon bomber's lawyers claim at least half of his charges should be tossed out. fox25 catherine parrotta live outside the courthouse where things will begin next hour. good morning, catherine. >> catherine: good morning,
10:00 this morning and dzhokhar tsamaev will reportedly not be here and tweeted out by the u.s. attorney's office yesterday. his lawyers will be here though and they will be arguing that he be granted a new trial and really isn't coming as surprise. dzhokhar tsamaev was convicted back in june and in july his lawyers initially filed paperwork for the appeal but today's hearing will focus on just part of the motion and it is the part that's related to superior court ruling issued after dzhokhar's trial. that ruling centers on legal definition of a crime of violence, distinction that carries stiffer penalties but the court struck down part of the definition as being vague. this rule should throw out convictions on 16 counts and reopen the entire penalty phase and, of course, his attorneys have also filed a motion back in october asking that a new trial granted at new venue station nightclub it -- stating it was improper and will not come into play today during the hearing and focus on definition on crime
that means coming up next half hour and also going to be talking with legal analyst brad bailey to get his take and live here in south boston, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: this picture proved key in putting woman behind bars she has linked the theft from guns from massachusetts armory. fox25 daniel miller is live in the newsroom with look at how the woman's tattoos you will -- ultimately did her in. >> daniel: police continue to look for some of the missing guns. her name is ashley bigsbee, charged with weapons possession and lying to federal investigators. prosecutors say she helped james morales sell five of the 16 guns stolen from a weapons vault at worcester armory. as fox25 has been reporting morales has been charged with breaking into the armory on saturday, november 14th. court documents prosecutors say a picture from bigsbee cell phone shows a woman with a
of the guns. now, bigsbee, she has the same tattoo. she is holding one of the stolen guns and court documents says bigsbee knows morales and helped him get rid of the guns. six missing hand guns are all 6-hour 9-millimeter pistols. guns will have unique u.s. government markings on them if you take a look at the picture here. now, the fbi is offering $15,000 reward for the recovery from the rest of the weapons and continue to keep you posted if they find them. i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: two people facing charge for shooting death of new bedford veteran. fox25 just confirmed 18-year-old and juvenile are set to be arraigned. 66-year-old donald apino killed over the weekend and former new bedford veterans agent found near brookline park, driving cab at the time and robbery was likely motive and working to get more details about the arrest
coverage on the story for you. >> sara: malden man convicted of killing a local army vet now serving life without parole. eugene tate was sentenced yesterday. last week a jury found him guilty of first degree felony murder and accused of shooting joe propelo in 2013. this happened shortly after propelo returned home from serving in afghanistan and victim's family told fox25 they have finally found the justice they have been seeking but it is still won't bring him back. >> while the memories of joseph are so beautiful, with them comes the realization he is gone every time the realization hits the heart it is devastating. >> sara: was he killed at friend's home in stoneham. he was in the wrong place during drug deal gone bad. sara: look at this. man in and south of a southie condo building in just minutes and leaves with a hanful of packages.
residents on edge. fox25 jessica reyes is live in south boston this morning with that surveillance video. good morning, jess. >> jessica: good morning, sara people that live here in south boston happened more than once-over the past few weeks and police say this happened more and more the closer we get to christmas with 25 days until christmas packages being delivered all over the place but not everyone is getting into the holiday spirit. >> i can see how it is such an easy crime to commit. >> jessica: people that live in e street in southie have packages stolen. both times they were caught on surveillance tape and packages and boxes into bags. >> looks like hit up number of other condos on the street
with what looked like other people's packages. >> jessica: 500,000 to under a million dollars. >> you don't pipe a condo in the city to hope that someone picks a lock. >> jessica: this man lives on west seven and get southie and told our crews he has had several boxes stolen right off the doorstep. >> been getting everything shipped to work now. not everyone has the opportunity to do that. >> jessica: police continue to search for the suspect this morning and crews were there as changed in building just last night. >> unfortunately these things happen. >> jessica: police still searching for the suspect this morning and best thing you can do is have packages delivered to work if you can but if you can't you should get point of getting them delivered on weekend day when they know you will be home. jessica reyes, fox25 news.
the worst when rob gronkowski was injured sunday night. it is only strained right knee, should be good to go by the playoffs and recent weeks the pats lost starters deon lewis, julian edelman and danny aman dolia to injuries. gene: pats host eagles right here on fox25 and kickoff 4:25 and plenty of coverage sunday leading up to and after the game. pregame coverage starts on the fox25 morning news which airs six until ten and fox nfl sunday pregame show on the air from 11 until one and 1:00 defending nfc championship seahawks will take on the 1st place vikings and that will be followed by the pats and eagles and sunday night we have complete post game coverage on the fox25 news at 10:00 and 11 and then join us for extended interviews and analysis on fox25 sports wrap at 11:30. >> julie: thick of the morning
the weston tolls, eastbound on the pike into boston. shiri? >> shiri: clouds moving on in and still 26 if you're leaving the house, 29 at 9:00 a.m. and by 10:00 this morning 33 we are going to be above freezing by late this morning as that steadier rain arrives and climb it up for you coming up. >> gene: small cards causing big problems. coming up hateful messages that's bringing women to tears. >> sara: yearlong investigation into a deadly plane crash is over.
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>> sara: investigators in indonesia faulty rutter system last year. killed. ntsb reviewed the data recorder found pilot's tried to respond to the rutter problems but the plane solved and crashed enroute to singapore. maintenance records show the plane had rutter problems 23 times in the year before it crashed. >> gene: dramatic police shootout and happened in downtown atlanta.
a wrong-way driver last night when the driver sped up and crashed into a pole. the driver was arrested but the passenger started firing at police and ran away. police say the gunman was found dead a short time later. right now it is not clear how he died. no officers were hurt. gene: chicago police officer accused in shooting death of 17-year-old black teenager is out of jail. jason van dyke is officer seen in the video seen shooting lakwan mcdonalds 16 times. the video was just released last week and sparked protest throughout chicago and around the rest of the country. van dyke is being charged with murder and due back in court on december 18th.
bernie sanders is back on the campaign trail. yesterday the 74-year-old vermont senator had an elective hernia surgery and took the day off. >> gene: all but one of the senators stumped for hillary clinton at fundraiser, warren did not attend the event last night. warren signed clinton to run in 2013 but not yet endorsed her for this campaign. clinton did not mention warren's absence and ignored questions about it afterwards. warren's spokesperson has not commented. gene: hillary clinton's private server some reveal information and another e-mail from 2012 she nicknamesy mitt romney mittens and talks about how he has to beat a grinch in florida, that most likely was newt gingrich and so far nearly
and 66% of total in clinton archives. >> julie: 8:16 and settled into morning commute and look at heaviest volume i'm seeing. route 1 through saugus bumper-to-bumper and 93 south very slow starting in woburn and continuing through medford and somerville. expressway no exception there. you are very slow going as you head past the gas tank. here are live drive times, 49 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass ave, 40 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike and hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. you're getting ready to head out the door keep in mind we are starting in the 20s so it is very chilly out there examine that's where meteorologist she is joins -- shiri spear jones us to break it all down. >> shiri: luckily almost everybody is dry, ice threat is mostly focused across western massachusetts and mostly monitoring central mass, heavy rain and fog will be threats
commute and even later but we have a freezing rain advisory that is going strong until noon time today. again western connecticut, western massachusetts where we have the best chance for a little bit of glaze, already got a report of car off the road in holyoke due to the ice and some icy conditions out across the berkshires and so far so good showers drying up in central massachusetts and definitely worth patching pink on screen though because that's where we have the freezing rain. this is your temperature trend though as we look toward boston forecast, 45 here at noon time and today it is afternoon that we start seeing these scattered showers and word of warning is this, looks nice and dry this morning but we may end up with a little bit of drizzle even before we hit noon time today and same thing here in worcester is and showing steadier rain in worcester and fear late morning where temperatures are still real close to freezing at 10:00 a.m. and again, use
and even southwestern new hampshire, keene at 10:00 a.m. and 31 and get into upper 30s by lunchtime so before lunchtime if we get any kind of drizzle in the mix out here we are going to have the chance for just a couple icy towns and cities. it is not going to be widespread something to be aware of. 39 this afternoon in worcester. 39 in keene, 40 in nashua, 43 in bedford to 42 in portsmouth, 45 beverly down to boston to norwood, middle 40s in plymouth and mid to upper 40s for the cape and islands today and all end up with rain moving on in and i know at noon time it looks still mostly dry, that's where i'm bringing in threat for drizzle by the time we hit the late evening commute into the evening hours themselves, this is where we get the steady rain and best potential for a couple of downpours into the overnight hours you will see things kind of taper off by the wednesday morning commute. going to be a temporary lull though and more of showers
showers tomorrow and what do you know steady heavy rain comes in evening hours likely ending by the time you wake up on thursday and thursday we will have to watch western new england for a couple snowflakes at the tail end of the whole thing. overnight tonight luckily we will avoid freezing temperatures, hold steady in 40s and then for the day tomorrow let's plan around 50s going to be a little bit warm here for the middle of the week. 7-day forecast with the weekend always in view. more flurries friday and saturday and 51 on sunday and lots of sunshine and you know what, this weekend we are collecting notes for families in need, one in reading this saturday we will be there between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and there are more details on facebook page and
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>> gene: breaking news in cambridge at this hour where the public schools are investigating a possible threat. the school posted emergency alert on their website about 40 minutes ago. says police received anonymous e-mail that bomb was placed in cambridge middle school. schools are still open and they are told the report is north providence. again, anonymous bomb threat e-mailed to cambridge police and checking schools right now. we are in touch with cambridge public schools and update you as soon as we learn more. >> sara: upsetting delivery for commuter underground. someone calling out cards to people calling them fat, ugly human. this morning british transport police say they are aware of the campaign and investigating this. women are tweeting pictures of cards that they have received to get the word out and police asking anyone that has gotten a card to provide them with more information. >> gene: today is giving
it has been around three years. charities using #givingtuesday to solicit donations. last year $46 million alone went to giving tuesday. >> sara: couple dropped $500,000 check into a salvation army kettle. they say the half million dollars honor a family legacy of one of their fathers that served in world war i and loved salvation army. twin city says it is the largest single donation that they have ever received. sara: new research shows the most popular fruit will eventually disappear. it is getting a lot of shares on the facebook page this morning. a banana killing fungus first spotted in asia spread to the middle east, africa and australia. experts say it is only a matter of time before the fungus reaches latin america where most of the world's banana supply has grown. there's no way to kill the fun us.
will start to diminish. >> gene: don't like the sound of that. v tech has been hacked putting personal information of at least 5 million people at risk and children. v tech sells tablets and electronics as educational tools and hackers able to steal belt's profile information including names, addresses, passwords and also compromised database that contains the names, gender and birth dates of children and some had pictures of children and this has much -- this has people much more concerned rather because it could allow someone to pinpoint a child's physical address. gene: local marine found guilty overnight for killing a man who he thought was a woman and location of prison that he ultimately ends up in could cause trouble for american military men and women overseas. >> shiri: patch i drizzle and real rain continues tonight and through the day tomorrow ending
and walk you through hour-by-hour next. >> sara: quincy man under arrest accused of following a couple home and threatening to kill them. the comment the couple made jeb bush: here's the truth you will not hear from our president: we are at war with radical islamic terrorism. it is the struggle that will determine the fate of the free world. the united states should not delay in leading a
>> sara: if november felt a bit different than in year's past, there's a good reason. shiri gave us the official word this morning that november saw the least amount of snow ever for boston and worcester. boston usually gets more than an inch, worcester usually gets two and a half inches. we love it and let's keep it going. >> hear parting music to go along with that. >> gene: trips off. >> shiri: plan on ringing the bell december. so far so good. don't have any major snow in the forecast and a little bit of ice this morning, definitely something to watch. i think as we look toward western massachusetts so you see the pink on the screen, that would be some freezing drizzle, a little freezing rain, really not making it over the worcester hills right now so central massachusetts, nice and safe this morning and wilmington
of that freezing rain that has developed. barre at 22 , worcester at 32, lower 20s into southern new hampshire but so far just the clouds right now in boston 37, 20s in the burbs reading 25 to natick and 27 in mansfield at 27 and duxbury at 34, wareham 31 and the vineyard now at 39. so 20s and 30s will do it, my friends at noon time, up around 42 and see just a little bit of patchy drizzle by noon time today. we get some scattered showers at 3:00 p.m. at about 42 and we are at 40 at 7:00 p.m. as some of the steadiest and heaviest rain of the day moves on in. i will show you how long it sets up camp coming up but right now julie grauert standing by and she has got a look at live drive time traffic this morning. >> shiri, drive times still long, get to those in a moment and first here is look at map. can see as denoted by the red traffic markers, thing slow on 93 south because of the traffic flow as you head through medford
expressway slow from furnace brook parkway up to columbia road and as you pass the gas tank not a lot of room between those cars. here are live drive times. 48 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass ave, 38 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to exit for the pike and 51 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. gene and sara, back to you. >> gene: following breaking news in cambridge. public schools looking into a possible threat and posted on website more than an hour ago. police are received anonymous e-mail that bomb placed in cambridge middle school. schools are still open right now and staff and students are told the report is normal and we are touch in cambridge public schools and update you as soon as we learn more about this story. >> sara: massachusetts marine expected to spend the next decade in prison for killing a man that he thought was a woman. the crime in philippines has set off protest in the country and set up potential rift between our government and theirs.
the newsroom with the look at this case. >> sara, good morning, lance corporate joseph scott pemberton was acquitted of murder but found guilty of homicide. his case has generated international attention and relations between the u.s. military and filipino government pemberton was accused of strangling and drowning 26-year-old jennifer laude in a hotel bathroom last year. prosecutors say it happened after pemberton realized the victim was born a man. the marine was in the philippines taking part in joint military exercises that were happening there at the time. the couple had met in a bar just hours before jennifer laude was killed. pemberton received a sentence of six to 12 years in jail and not
clear this morning where he will serve that time. filipino official have demanded that he remain in the custody or they will force all u.s. military members to leave the controversy. but if treaty between u.s. and philippines gives u.s. military jurisdiction over service
the controversy and, of course, continue to peep you coasted this morning in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: this morning the family of this missing man hope deer hunters will be key to finding close of this case.
they are asking hunters to keep an eye out for something that might help in the case. michael henrich live at blue hills why police say evidence may be deep in the woods there. good morning, michael. >> michael: good morning, gene they are not just asking the hunters here at the blue hills reservation to keep an eye out for skeletal remains. obviously if somebody sees that they will speak up but specific clues, specific pieces of clothing that they believe the missing man was wearing nearly two years ago. >> had happy walk, beautiful smile, loved his kids. >> michael: jen and he david robertson do their best to remember the good times with their son jamie.
was lured away from avon home on new year's day last year. >> it is a daily heartache. >> michael: while investigators have determined jamie is dead his body
has not been found. now jamie's parents hope the body may hopefully be recovered during a deer hunt. staff at blue hills reservation are handing out these flyers to hunters today urging them to be on the lookout for jamie's remains and clothing. >> we believe at this time body has been dumped and wooded area. men lured him away from the home claiming they were there for probation drug test. four men have been charged in his kidnapping. among them former dedham police officer michael shawner accused of providing department issued equipment to mastermind james pheno, exboyfriend of jamie's
>> probation paperwork with picture on it, guns guns and handcuffs. >> michael: now new paperwork given to hunters describing sweatshirt and brown shoes and blue jeans and help the robertson family deal. not hunters but hikers throughout the state of massachusetts asking to keep out for articles of clothing. not only here at blue hills reservation but again in wooded area statewide. live in milton, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: boston police are increasing proposal around several city schools this morning. this follows a shooting outside of madison park high school in roxbury. a 16-year-old student was shot in the leg yesterday. he is expected to survive. students were lost inside madison park and two nearby schools for 90 minutes after the shooting. no arrests have been made but police are checking to see if the shooting is gang-related. >> gene: happening this
attorneys lay out new case for a trial. marathon bombers lawyers say at least half of the cases should be tossed out. catherine parrotta live outside the courthouse with new details from a legal analyst about what to expect this morning. >> catherine: good morning, jen. this hearing is suspected to get underway about hour and a half from now at 10:00 and dzhokhar tsamaev not expected to be there according to the u.s. attorney's office and has been held at super max facility in colorado but lawyers will be here and they will be arguing that he should be granted a new trial. now, this hearing isn't necessarily surprising. dzhokhar was formerly sentenced in june and july lawyers initially fired paperwork for appeal and today's hearing will focus on part of motion and part that's related to supreme court ruling issued after dzhokhar's trial. ruling centers on legal definition of a crime of violence. it is a distinction that carries stiffer penalties but court struck down part of the definition as being unconstitutionally vague.
legal analyst brad bailey about this and phrase crime of violence is certain language under a chapter of u.s. code. a judge ruled it unconstitutional in a different case and dzhokhar's case judge asked the jury to consider a different chapter with very similar language and his attorneys are saying it is similar enough to get dzhokhar a new sentencing hearing but as i was speaking with brad bail and he if judge does deny a new trial based on argument really what defense attorneys are doing at this point documenting another issue they can bring up when they go to the first circuit court of appeals to present the case for appeal. so again this hearing today will be underway around 10:00 this morning and we will, of course, keep you updated. for now live in south boston, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: this morning defense attorneys for danvers teenager will take over for a high-profile murder trial. 16-year-old philip chism accused of raping and killing colleen ritzer two years ago. it will move to mental status
defense expected to call family members including chism's grandfather to testify about their family's history of mental illness. several experts who evaluated chism are expected to take the stand as well and before the prosecution rested jurors heard and saw graphic testimony about ritzer's death. they have watched numerous surveillance surveillance surveillance videos of chism inside danvers high school with bloody hands. prosecutors say he used a recycling bin to wheel ritzer's body outside the school and yesterday the prosecution suggested ritzer murder was sexually motivated and not a psychotic episode. bob ward will be inside the courtroom tweeting live during the testimony. >> police arrested 21-year-old matthew freeman and looked at cell phone video of the incident jackie logan and christopher ham
and freeman smoking nearby and was offended by the comment. couple says that he followed them home and threatened them with a realistic looking pellet gun in order to scare them. >> julie: checking traffic and weather and hovering urn an hour on 93 southbound down to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: clouds and increase and this afternoon and this evening bring in rain 5:00 p.m. 36 to 44 to get you home today. i will show you how long the rain sticks around next. >> sara: cars seemingly floating in the air and hidden danger that brought traffic to a standstill. >> gene: brutal catch holiday-cookie cheer on the tip of your tongue with dunkin' donuts' holiday- cookie-flavored coffees. after 12:00 p.m., enjoy any medium latte
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>> gene: savage attack and months no one has been charged. 14-year-old naomi johnson in anchorage, alaska invited in a party in july by group of classmates and instead brutalized for ten minutes. one of the girls posted the video on twitter. four months later no charges have been filed and local school district has not taken any action against any of the teens. johnson is now being home-schooled. >> don't go to school, don't hang out with my friends. >> gene: johnson family says medical costs from the beat regular now nearly $40,000 and also received death threats since the attack and anchorage police say they are still investigating. >> sara: people in ohio are outraged marines collecting toys for tots wal-mart are not allowed to stand inside. for nearly 15 years one former active doubt may rein has been allowed to stand inside and
week there was a change and made him stand outside in the cold and wal-mart says it is the policy not to allow people to solicit inside the store and they say if it did happen in the past the store was breaking the rules and do promise some kind of compromise for next year. >> gene: veteran in marlboro says they are trying to take christmas from him. they told him to replace the word christmas with holiday and he says he is not having it. >> i was offended. don't see how you can take christmas out of christmas. >> he served four years in the air force and grandson graduated from the army reserve and he says his family dedicated the lives to protecting lives of free speech and should be afforded the same.
coming to end in nation's capitol. christmas in washington not going to take place this year. for the last 33 years celebrities performed christmas carols while first family and washington vip sing along from the audience. producers lost the television sponsors after last year and no network would agree to carry the show this year. >> sara: mbta having a big budget gap they need to erase deficit and proposing early retirement program and elimination of unfilled position is way to cut spending. the proposal does not include any layoff and mbta has 6500 workers and 1,000 would be eligible for the early retirement option. sara: dozens of signs popping up letting riders know the "t" is ready for winter. signs look like this. they say winter happens but we know you still need to get there
forget the mbta was crippled under several severe snow storms but the signs are leaving riders with mixed feelings. >> make more concerted effort to get commuters to destination. >> i think they are trying to say they will won't do neglect else. >> sara: chances are you will see the signs everywhere. they are donating billboards and stays howze and buses and 500 more on trains. >> julie: 8:47 on tuesday. good morning. slow conditions on 93 south right after you get to the cloverleaf and as you continue through medford and into somerville. 128 southbound average speeds of 22 miles per hour as you head through lexington. pike looking okay from 495 through framingham and once you hit the weston tolls where you see slowing and then in allston-brighton area through brighton bumper-to-bumper and here are live drive times 33
weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel. 35 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 50 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. fox 25 storm tracker meteorologist shiri spear joining us now and keeping a close eye on icy conditions that may materialize. is that worry over or still lingering? >> shiri: i think watch late morning and central mass and even perhaps to merrimac valley but it would be just one or two communities see a lot freezing drizzle and main concern actually will be some icy spots out in western massachusetts this morning, steadier rain will arrive in time for the evening commute and continue tonight and we got on and off rain all day tomorrow. not going to be raining every second of the day but got the all day threat for showers. so this is the light shower kind of spotty stuff that we are dealing with this morning. this is what we get into during the afternoon and then for the day tomorrow got another swath of heavy rain that ends up coming on through so we got lots
be dealing with with showers, lulls in between and enjoy the dry conditions while you can and worcester, fitchburg, over to keene, those are the areas that i'm going to have a real close eye on as we head through the morning hours because if we do manage to get a little bit of drizzle out here, 25 obviously freezing right now, still freezing at 10:00 a.m. this is for fitchburg. temperatures do get into upper 30s or lower 40s by lunchtime today and that's around the time that we are going to see the threat for any kind of icy conditions on the roadways melt away. so this is an hour-by-hour look at future cast through 10:00 a.m. it is looking awful quiet out there. still we are going to have a a little bit of freezing drizzle that continues across the connecticut river valley so travelers to springfield or hartford, connecticut, something to be aware of at 1:00 this afternoon i see a little bit of drizzle just about anywhere, going to be spotty, a lot more dry than wet places here at 1:00 p.m. today but this is the time to get your umbrella ready, just make sure you have it
afternoon we go the better chance for rain and between four and 7:00 p.m. i got heavier steadier rain that end up developing. focus mostly across eastern and southeastern massachusetts but everybody gets in on it to some degree and that 7:00 this evening this is some of the steadiest rain that continues into the first half of our overnight. so temperaturewise this afternoon 45 in boston and norwood, 44 in lawrence, 46 in plymouth, we are going to head up to about 40 in manchester, upper 30s worcester to orange to keene but that's above freezing for everybody which is why it is just plain rain during the afternoon, overnight tomorrow. tomorrow we kick it up by a couple more degrees with lower 50s in and around the boston area. but the rain continues. morning hours looking good for a little bit of a morning commute lull and showers by lunchtime we got spotty showers again, heaviest steadiest stuff just like today will roll into town during the evening hours and the overnight hours and look at that we end the whole thing early
mixing in and best chance will be western massachusetts and even thursday afternoon i could just about anywhere see flurries all day flurries, friday 46 and flurries overnight into the weekend and both days this weekend looking amazing with lots of sunshine and highs anywhere middle 40s on saturday to the 50s on sunday. back over to you guys. >> sara: shiri, new kind of parking is heading for the holidays and parking spot for pooches and why developers say it is the best way to keep your pets safe while you shop.
charging the woman that taped a dog's mouth shut is right thing to do and she could face up to 150 days in jail. >> gene: brooklyn businesses called a dog parker and could be locked and unlocked and idea met with mixed reaction with dog owners and doing something and being tested at various locations with mixed reaction around brooklyn. >> sara: mix-up sent little dog on trip of lifetime. somehow instead of ending up on mailer flight -- american airlines flight to mississippi he was sent to hawaii and noun no one saying how the switch happened. she has been in the care of
will fly back to owner tomorrow. >> watch the video jump busy intersection and not case of paranormal and steel cable hidden in brush that got caught up and actually tripped up three different cars. >> sara: we have a lot more coming your way this morning. every female democratic senator turned out to support hillary clinton except one. next at 9:00 we go live to washington with a look at what elizabeth warren's absence means for clinton's campaign. >> shiri: watching weather threats this morning and icy spots in western massachusetts for the evening commute again tomorrow watching for some rain and some fog. i'm going to take you hour-by-hour to the arrival of the rain in your town coming up. >> gene: wegman looking to
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